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AQUA QCDR Measures

The AUA Quality (AQUA) Registry has once again been recognized by CMS as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for 2019.


2019 AQUA QPP Measures

1

Effective Clinical Care

Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control (>9%)

23

Patient Safety

Perioperative Care: Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis (When Indicated in ALL Patients)

46

Communication and Care Coordination

Medication Reconciliation Post-Discharge

47

Communication and Care Coordination

Advance Care Plan

48

Effective Clinical Care

Urinary Incontinence: Assessment of Presence or Absence of Urinary Incontinence in Women Aged 65 Years and Older

50

Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes

Urinary Incontinence: Plan of Care for Urinary Incontinence in Women Aged 65 Years and Older

102

Efficiency and Cost Reduction

Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

104

Effective Clinical Care

Prostate Cancer: Combination Androgen Deprivation Therapy for High Risk or Very High Risk Prostate Cancer

110

Community and Population Health

Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

111

Community and Population Health

Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults

112

Effective Clinical Care

Breast Cancer Screening

113

Effective Clinical Care

Colorectal Cancer Screening

117

Effective Clinical Care

Diabetes: Eye Exam

119

Effective Clinical Care

Diabetes: Medical Attention for Nephropathy

128

Community and Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan

130

Patient Safety

Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

131

Community and Population Health

Pain Assessment and Follow-Up

134

Community and Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan

226

Community and Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use:  Screening and Cessation Intervention

236

Effective Clinical Care

Controlling High Blood Pressure

265

Communication and Care Coordination

Biopsy Follow-Up

317

Community and Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented

318

Community and Population Health

Preventive Care and Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

357

Effective Clinical Care

Surgical Site Infection

358

Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes

Patient-Centered Surgical Risk Assessment & Communication

370

Effective Clinical Care

Depression Remission at Twelve Months

431

Community and Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Screening & Brief Counseling

438

Effective Clinical Care

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

462

Effective Clinical Care

Bone density evaluation for patient with Prostate Cancer and receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy

2019 QCDR Measures Quicklist [pdf]

2018 QCDR Measures Quicklist [pdf]

2017 QCDR Measures Quicklist [pdf]

2016 QCDR Measures Quicklist [pdf]

Disclaimer: The AUA encourages practices to dowbnload and review CMS' improvement activity (IA) data validation requirements. Providers should maintain documentation supporting the compilation of each activity, in the event of a future CMS audit. Additionally, the AUA AQUA Registry cannot guarantee a positive or negative payment adjustment at any time.

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Important Dates & Deadlines

April 1, 2019

AQUA Registry Recruitment Period begins

*Disclaimer: If your institution expects third parties to use their institution-specific  BAA, has complex security requirements or other special issues, make sure to start the enrollment process as soon as possible to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed prior to the deadline.